How Young Adults Get News and Information About Their Local Communities
Kristen Purcell will be discussing Pew Internet's groundbreaking data on local news information ecosystems
State of the News Media 2012
Mobile devices are adding to people’s consumption of news, strengthening the lure of traditional news brands and providing a boost to long-form journalism, according to the Project for Excellence in Journalism's ninth annual report on the health of American journalism.
How People Learn About Their Local Community in a Digital Age
Kristen Purcell will be presenting Pew Internet data on local news information ecosystems.
How People Learn About Their Local Community
How do people get news and information about the community where they live? Traditional research has suggested that Americans watch local TV news more than any other local information source. But a new report by the PEJ and the Pew Internet and American Life Project, in association with the Knight Foundation offers a deeper and more comprehensive understanding of the ecosystem of community information.
How people learn about their local community
Citizens' media habits are surprisingly varied as newspapers, TV, the internet, newsletters, and old-fashioned word-of-mouth compete for attention. Different platforms serve different audience needs.
How Communities Learn
Lee Rainie explores the role of social networks – the technological kind as well as the real-world kind – in shaping the way people gather community information and make sense of it.
How mobile devices are changing community information environments
47% of American adults use their cellphones and tablet computers to get local news and information
Knight Foundation – Media Learning Seminar
Lee Rainie discusses research findings about the information needs of communities
How the Public Perceives Community Information Systems
People who believe their local government does a good job sharing information are more likely than others to feel satisfied with civic life.
News Consumption 2010: A portrait of “local news enthusiasts”
This talk highlights how today’s changing information ecology, specifically the increasing use of social media and mobile technologies, has altered the way consumers access and interact with news and information.
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